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Officer of the Month 

Last Updated: 04/09/2013

April 2013


Officer Adam Wright assisting a deer

Officer Adam Wright assisting a deer


Adam Wright


Duty Station:

Officer and Southeast Depredation Specialist


Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

Southeast area



Bachelor in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences


Length of Service:

7 years


Specialty or Interest:

Wildlife management on private lands


Current Projects/Assignments:

Alleviating deer and elk damage to agriculture


Best Thing About the Job:

Getting paid to work with wildlife everyday


Most Common Question People Have:

Where can I hunt feral hogs?



Information and specific locations about where feral hogs can be found within the Lincoln National Forrest can be found on their website at

Here are a few places that I am aware of where hogs can be found:  near Milnesand, from southern edge of Roosevelt County southward along the caprock to Eddy County, from Texas line north along the Pecos river to the southern portion of De Baca County and in the Lincoln National Forrest. 

Feral hogs are a non-game, non-protected species like coyotes and skunks, click here to read more...


Contact Information:

Call 575-624-6135 or email